United Christian Hospital announces COVID-19 patient passed away

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for the United Christian Hospital (UCH) today (August 31) announced that an 83-year-old female COVID-19 confirmed patient (case nubmer: 3626) passed away today.
     The patient, with chronic illness, was admitted to UCH on August 2 due to fever, cough and sore throat. Her condition continued to deteriorate and she eventually succumbed at 9.43am today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to her family.
     Including the above patient, 89 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.

Ends/Monday, August 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 13:10